Questions tagged [sysadmin]

For questions about the sysadmin - short for (IT) system administrator - role, traditionally in Operations and, from the DevOps prospective, in the Ops side of DevOps.

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What is the most secure way to initially enter data into Hashicorp Vault? [closed]

I would like to implement Vault in my development environment. I wonder what the best practices are to initially enter data into secret managment systems. The admin can always manually enter the data ...
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Bugzilla 4.2 to 5.0.4 'Can't locate parent.pm in @INC'

I've just updated Bugzilla from 4.2 to 5.0 on our Centos 6 vps, using the tarball method: bash$ cd /var/www/html bash$ wget https://ftp.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/webtools/bugzilla-5.0.4.tar.gz bash$...
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How can a Sys. Admin skill up to work as a DevOps engineer?

I am looking for recommendations on how to skill up to be a dedicated DevOps Engineer. I have always wanted to work on Development related projects as I love coding but unfortunately I have never got ...
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What is the difference between the traditional Development and Operations Model and Site Reliability Engineering?

"SRE is what happens when you ask a software engineer to design an operations team." – Site Reliability Engineering Since Google's Site Reliability Engineering Book was released, on more than one ...
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Who is this Chaos Monkey and why did he crash my server?

I had a perfect server, it was so pretty and rock solid and so I named it Petra. It was perfect in every way, everything was configured and tuned just right, it had perfect 100% service record and 753 ...